BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP): Consensus Estimates and Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) have moved within the range of $9.91 to $16.97. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $15.79, which is 6.95% lower than its 52-week high.

BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -2.13%, and a 50-day SMA of -0.16%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $4.48 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

When it comes to quarterly financial results, publicly-traded companies usually post earnings and revenue figures that fall somewhat above or below the average Wall Street estimate. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) delivered a 1.85% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.83 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.81 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) delivered a 0.00% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.29 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.29 per share.

Ownership at BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

Investors can gain useful insight on institutional ownership within a public company by taking a look at the organization’s most recent 13F filings. BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 51.69% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $2.15 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP), there were 58 new positions totaling 3,613,547 shares of the company’s stock. There were 29 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 2,531,785 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

By looking at a stock’s average trade volume – in the short, medium, and long terms – we can gain a better understanding of investor sentiment and trading activity. BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,559,835 shares, with an average of 40% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,728,538 shares, with an average of 25% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,556,491 shares with 67% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.